RF Test Engineer

  • Job Reference: 6719670
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2018
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £38.00 to £45.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Technology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

RF Test Engineer
Recruitment Agency reference: 6719670
A position has arisen for an RF Test Engineer within a large Defence company. This is for an initial 6 month contract based in the Greater Manchester area
The role requires an RF Test Engineer to perform RF calibration / characterisation to test systems and ensure multiple platforms are within measurement uncertainty of each other.

*Candidates must have a valid SC Clearance*

Your duties will include:

  • Providing support to manufacturing capability to investigate non-compliant high power amplifiers
  • Developing tuning methods to improve power amplifier performance and enhance current test philosophies

The successful candidate should have:

  • Experience of RF testing, select-on-test tuning and product diagnostics in coaxial and wave guide systems up to (but not limited by) J-Band
  • Experience working with power amplifiers, preferably high power applications
  • Experience using a Vector Network Analyser to take small signal and S-Parameter measurement and with signal/spectrum analyser equipment and measurements
  • Experience testing power amplifiers and ability to measure/interrogate pulse characteristics


  • Knowledge of solid state technology within RF devices, in particular GaN & GaAs devices